Tag Archives: Wine Education

Food & Wine Thursdays: Wine Aromas

I recently encountered a Master Sommelier who, to me, encapsulated the worst of what the CMS (Court of Master Sommeliers) curriculum can do to hamper wine education, outreach, and, simply, enjoyment. He was pompous, elitist, aggressively assertive with his half-truths, … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: What’s More Important When Learning About Wine?

(There’s about three-quarters of a thesis here and no doubt some errata. I apologize and feel free to castigate.) I was tasting wine with a colleague of mine who is a wine director of significant esteem for several restaurants of … Continue reading

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